Bar Council Officers

Bar Council officers are elected by Bar Council members and serve from 1 January to 31 December. 

Richard Atkins QC

Richard Atkins QC, of St Philips Chambers, was called to the Bar in 1989 and took silk in 2011. He practises in crime and regulatory law (Health and Safety and Trading Standards) as well as in the VAT tribunal. He has been a Recorder since 2005 and a Mental Health Tribunal Judge since 2014. He is a former Leader of the Midland Circuit and a Legal Chair for the Financial Reporting Council Disciplinary Tribunal.

Amanda Pinto QC

Grant Warnsby